Comag Matamata Swifts had an unhappy time of it over the hill this weekend, going down 4-0 to WaiBOP Premiership leaders, Papamoa.
The Swifts were down by three at the break and had also lost captain, Dwayne Signal, to a serious looking injury in what was an ugly first 45 minutes for the team.
When Papamoa added a fourth near the start of the second half things looked grim, but the side rallied, showed some heart and spirit, and avoided any further damage.
Signal’s injury was the latest in a long line of physical catastrophes that have destroyed Matamata’s season. With a run of games to come against teams just above them in the table, it was the last thing the side needed as they look to secure their Premiership status for another season.
|July 20, 2019||2:45 pm||WaiBOP Premiership||2019|
|Gordon Spratt Park|
|117 Doncaster Drive, Papamoa Beach, Papamoa 3187, New Zealand|
|Club||1st Half||2nd Half||Goals||Outcome|
|Position||Goals||Assists||Yellow Cards||Red Cards|
|#||Player||Position||Goals||Assists||Yellow Cards||Red Cards|
|7||Brad West 5||Midfielder||0||0||0||0|
|13||Dwayne Signel 8||Defender||0||0||0||0|
|21||Sam Hills 26||Forward||0||0||0||0|
|8||Scott Parsonage 13||Midfielder||0||0||0||0|
|5||Adam Harris 7||Defender||0||0||0||0|
|26||Hayri Cihan 21||Forward||0||0||0||0|